Bundle up and strap on some skates, the outdoor ice rink at Centennial Commons is Royal Oak opens for the 23/24 season on November 17th.

The Rink at Royal Oak is located in Centennial Commons and features a 60 by 90’ foot skating rink that will offer live entertainment, lighting, special events throughout the season. Guest can skate for $10 per person Mondays thru Fridays (before 6pm) and $12 on weekends. Skate rental is $5 (available for FREE on Mondays). You are allowed to bring your own skates if you would like.

In addition to the skating, you can also roast marshmallows (kits are $4), warm up with outdoor heaters and fire pits, and find warmth in the Royal Oak Public Library Warming Center.

The season starts on Friday, November 17th with a ribbon cutting at 3pm and FREE skating until 6pm. $1 hot chocolate, and live entertainment will be offered opening weekend.

Hours November 18th – December 31st:

  • Monday-Thursday: 12pm to 9pm
  • Friday: 12pm to11pm
  • Saturday: 11am to 11pm
  • Sunday: 11am to 9pm

The City of Royal Oak’s 11 Mile Road parking structure is steps away from the skating rink. Parking is free Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the first two hours and .75 per hour regularly.

The Rink at Royal Oak // 221 E 3rd St, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Looking for more winter fun in Royal Oak? Check out Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

Wild Lights delights with five million LED lights illuminating trees, buildings and over 500 festive displays. Upgrade to a Polar Patio package that includes a private dining experience with all-you-can-eat food and dessert, hot cocoa in a souvenir cup and cash bar. Or get tickets to see The Polar Express in 4D. Wild Lights runs November 24th to January 7, 2024. Get your tickets here.